LEADERSHIP IN SOCIAL WORK

SWP5LSW

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be assisted to draw upon the audit of their individual skills and knowledge which you have studied during the course. You will be assisted to review the role of social work and social workers in promoting effective social work practice, social polices and social change in national and international communities. The focus is upon understanding leadership theories and applying this to the purpose, values, knowledge and practice of social work. Your understanding of diversity and inequality will be expanded and you will be assisted to explore the above concepts within fields of practice.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students enrolled in course HZSK, HZSKB, HZSKW, HZSKM(BHS&MSW), HZHSK, HZHSKB, HZHSKW, HSHSKM (BHS&MSW Hons) must have passed all subjects from (SWP5APC, SWP5FPC, SWP5IIC, SWP5SPA, SWP5PPA). Students enrolled in course HMSK, HMSKB, HMSKW, HMSKM (MSW) HMHSK, MHSKB, MHSKW, MHSKM (MSW Hons) must have passed all subjects from (SWP5APC, SWP5FPC, SWP5IIC, SWP5SPA, SWP5PPB).

Co-requisites Students enrolled in course HZSK, HZSKB, HZSKW, HZSKM (BHS&MSW), HZHSK, HZHSKB, HZHSKW, HZHSKM (BHS&MSW Hons) must be enrolled in SWP5PPC at the same time. Students enrolled in course HMSK, HMSKB, HMSKW, HMSKM (MSW), HMHSK, HMHSKB, HMHSKW, HMHSKM (MSW Hons) must be enrolled in SWP5PPD at the same time.

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically reflect on yourself as a social worker in the context of your profession . Identify how you operationalise your knoweldge values and skills in your work

Activities:
Audit of knowledge skills and values
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Utilise crticial reflection on social work leaders to acheive the purpose of social work in your own practice.

Activities:
Identifying social work leaders and analysing their work and their impact on change
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills

03. Critically analyse your own approach to leadership and to being a change agent through use of your knowledge skills and values in promoting the purpose of social work in the community and draw upon your learnings to lidentify how you can lead and bring about social change

Activities:
Exploring theories of leadership and their application to social work and to your own approach to leadership in social work and presenting your findings at a conference
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills

04. Analyse and evaluate leadership theories and approaches and their application to social work

Activities:
Applying leadership theories ethics and values in social work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Week 39-02, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVirginia Mansel Lees

Class requirements

Block Mode
Two 6.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Conference presentation"

Lecture
One 4.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop
One 5.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-word individual essay analysing leadership35 01, 02, 03, 04
1750 word individual essay analysing an approach to social change or change in practice30 02, 04
15 minute conference presentation (equivalent of 1500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Week 37-52, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVirginia Mansel Lees

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 37 - 52
Two 6.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Conference presentation"

Lecture Week: 37 - 52
One 4.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 37 - 52
One 5.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-word individual essay analysing leadership35 01, 02, 03, 04
1750 word individual essay analysing an approach to social change or change in practice30 02, 04
15 minute conference presentation (equivalent of 1500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Week 35-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVirginia Mansel Lees

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 35 - 50
Two 7.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Conference presentation"

Lecture Week: 35 - 50
One 4.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 35 - 50
One 5.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-word individual essay analysing leadership35 01, 02, 03, 04
1750 word individual essay analysing an approach to social change or change in practice30 02, 04
15 minute conference presentation (equivalent of 1500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2018, Week 39-02, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

Block Mode
Two 6.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Conference presentation"

Lecture
One 4.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop
One 5.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-word individual essay analysing leadership35 01, 02, 03, 04
1750 word individual essay analysing an approach to social change or change in practice30 02, 04
15 minute conference presentation (equivalent of 1500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2018, Week 37-52, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 37 - 52
Two 6.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Conference presentation"

Lecture Week: 37 - 52
One 4.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 37 - 52
One 5.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-word individual essay analysing leadership35 01, 02, 03, 04
1750 word individual essay analysing an approach to social change or change in practice30 02, 04
15 minute conference presentation (equivalent of 1500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2018, Week 35-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 35 - 50
Two 6.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Conference presentation"

Lecture Week: 35 - 50
One 4.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 35 - 50
One 5.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-word individual essay analysing leadership35 01, 02, 03, 04
1750 word individual essay analysing an approach to social change or change in practice30 02, 04
15 minute conference presentation (equivalent of 1500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Week 39-02, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Class requirements

Block Mode
Two 6.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Conference presentation"

Lecture
One 4.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop
Three 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-word individual essay analysing leadership35 01, 02, 03, 04
1750 word individual essay analysing an approach to social change or change in practice30 02, 04
15 minute conference presentation (equivalent of 1500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Week 37-52, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 37 - 52
Two 6.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Conference presentation"

Lecture Week: 37 - 52
One 4.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 37 - 47
Three 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
"To be held in weeks 37, 41 & 47"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-word individual essay analysing leadership35 01, 02, 03, 04
1750 word individual essay analysing an approach to social change or change in practice30 02, 04
15 minute conference presentation (equivalent of 1500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Week 35-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMargarita Frederico

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 35 - 50
Two 6.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Conference presentation"

Lecture Week: 35 - 50
One 4.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 37 - 47
Three 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.
"To be held in week 37,41 & 47"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-word individual essay analysing leadership35 01, 02, 03, 04
1750 word individual essay analysing an approach to social change or change in practice30 02, 04
15 minute conference presentation (equivalent of 1500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2018, Week 39-02, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

WorkShop
One 5.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture
One 4.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Block Mode
Two 6.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Conference presentation"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-word individual essay analysing leadership35 01, 02, 03, 04
1750 word individual essay analysing an approach to social change or change in practice30 02, 04
15 minute conference presentation (equivalent of 1500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2018, Week 37-52, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 37 - 52
One 5.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 37 - 52
One 4.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Block Mode Week: 37 - 52
Two 6.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Conference presentation"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-word individual essay analysing leadership35 01, 02, 03, 04
1750 word individual essay analysing an approach to social change or change in practice30 02, 04
15 minute conference presentation (equivalent of 1500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2018, Week 35-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 35 - 50
One 5.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 35 - 50
One 4.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.

Block Mode Week: 35 - 50
Two 6.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Conference presentation"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000-word individual essay analysing leadership35 01, 02, 03, 04
1750 word individual essay analysing an approach to social change or change in practice30 02, 04
15 minute conference presentation (equivalent of 1500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04